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2006-11-29 08:21:17

Imagine if you could attach an enormous walk-in closet to your house for more storage room. Seven astronauts set to fly aboard Space Shuttle Discovery will benefit from a similar arrangement.


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2012-05-12 08:58:14

Endeavour launched from Kennedy Space Center on June 21, 1993 at 9:07 AM EDT and landed at Kennedy on July 1 at 8:52 AM EDT. The shuttle orbited 155 times at an altitude of 252 nautical miles at an inclination of 28.45 degrees and travelled 4.1 million miles. The mission lasted 9 days, 23 hours, 44 minutes, and 54 seconds. This was the first flight of the commercially-developed SPACEHAB, a pressurized laboratory designed to more than double pressurized workspace for crew-tended...

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Word of the Day
filiation
  • The relation of a son or daughter to a parent: the correlative of paternity.
  • The establishment of a filial relation, specifically by adoption.
  • In law, the judicial determination of the paternity of a child, especially of a bastard; affiliation.
The word 'filiation' comes from a Latin word meaning 'legal right of a son'.
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